Construction Status

2019/2020 Palmer Township Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority began a project in 2019 to replace the existing cast iron water mains on the following Streets in Palmer Township:

Queen Street
Duke Court
Prince Street
Fischer Road between Seip Avenue and Hecktown Road

The water system work was completed in January 2020 and permanent pavement restoration began in May 2020 and will be completed in early June 2020.

Route 191 Water Main Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority has completed the design phase of a project to replace the existing water mains on Route 191 between Newburg Road and Christian Springs Road in Lower Nazareth Township with a new 12" ductile iron water main. The project will include the connection of existing service laterals to the new water main and the abandonment of the existing water mains on this portion of Route 191.

The project should be bid in the Summer of 2020, with construction beginning in the Fall of 2020 and the project being completed in the Spring of 2021.

Hecktown Road Water Main Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority has completed the design phase of a project to replace the existing water main on Hecktown Road between Commerce Park Drive and Green Pond Road in Lower Nazareth Township with a new 16 inch ductile iron water main. The project will include the connection of existing service laterals to the new water main and the abandonment of the existing water mains on this portion of Hecktown Road. The project should be bid in the Summer of 2020, with construction beginning in the Fall of 2020 and the project being completed in the Spring of 2021.

Lower Nazareth Pumping Station:
Easton Suburban Water Authority is completing the design phase of a project to construct a new pumping station to service Lower Nazareth Township. Design is being completed and bidding should occur in Summer of 2020. Construction should begin the Fall of 2020 and be completed in the Summer of 2021.

Arndt Road & Bushkill Park Drive Water Main Installation:
Easton Suburban Water Authority has begun the design phase of a project to install water main on Arndt Road between Bushkill Drive and Bushkill Park Drive and Bushkill Park Drive between Friendly Tavern Lane and Arndt Road in Forks Township. Design will be completed in 2020, with the project being bid in late 2020. Construction should begin in the Spring of 2021 and be completed by the end of 2021.

James Street Water System Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority started a project on January 6th, 2020 to replace the existing cast iron water main on James Street between Kleinhans Street and Milton Street. The existing cast iron water mains were replaced with ductile iron water mains and the service laterals were transferred to the new water mains so the existing water mains could be abandoned. The water system work was completed in January and final pavement restoration should be performed in the summer.

Applewood Drive & Russett Drive Water System Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority began a project in March to replace the existing cast iron water main on Applewood Drive between Glen Avenue and Russet Drive as well as Russett Drive between Mine Lane Road and Applewood Drive in Palmer Township with new ductile iron water mains. The new water mains have been installed and tested and the service laterals will be connected to the new water mains as conditions permit. The water system work should be completed in April, with permanent pavement restoration being performed in the Summer.

Georgian Lane Water System Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority will be starting a project in the Spring of 2020 to replace the existing cast iron water main on Georgian Lane in Bethlehem Township with a new ductile iron water main. The work is anticipated to take approximately two weeks to complete with permanent pavement restoration being performed in the Summer/Fall of 2020.

15th & Ferry Streets Water System Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority will be starting a project in June 2020 to replace approximately 150 feet of 12 inch cast iron water main on Ferry Street at the intersection with 15th Street in Wilson Borough with new a 12 inch ductile iron water main. Construction should be completed in June 2020, with pavement restoration being completed in the Fall of 2020.

Eldridge & Hermitage Avenues Water System Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority began the design phase of a project to replace the existing cast iron water mains on Eldridge Avenue and Hermitage Avenue in Palmer Township with new ductile iron water mains. Field surveying will be performed in June and July of 2020 with design being Completed in 2020. Construction is anticipated to be performed in 2021.

Bethlehem & Palmer Township Water System Improvements:
Easton Suburban Water Authority began the design phase of a project to replace the existing cast iron water mains on Embur Terrace, Emerick Terrace, Cibby Street, Circle Drive, King Avenue and Winfield Terrace (between Embur and Chetwin) in Bethlehem and Palmer Townships with new ductile iron water mains.Field surveying will be performed in June and July of 2020 with design being Completed in 2020. Construction is anticipated to be performed in 2021.

Last Updated: 6/2/2020